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Emergency Medical Journal in the digital age

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As the nature of publishing has shifted in a digital age, so the role of a publisher has changed from guardian to gateway, and so our websites need to facilitate finding content quickly and efficiently. Several new online features make Emergency Medicine Journal (EMJ) work for you. With greater interaction you can get maximum use with minimal effort.


We’re all familiar with emails from websites that give you up to date news and offers, trying to pull you to their content. Our sites have the same email features, but we’ll only send you things you ask for.

Did you know that each new issue goes online up to 2 weeks before the print issue drops through your door? You can sign up to receive an email telling you when a new issue is ready. If you’re searching for past articles you can browse (see below) by topic, by issue or by date. Why not receive an alert when a new article is added to any of these categories, instead of continuously checking the site? To sign up to these alerting services, go to the home page and follow the “New content alerts” link (fig 1).

Figure 1 Home page of the EMJ website.

You might have heard of RSS (fig 2); if so, …

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  • Competing interests: D Mitchell is an online development manager at the BMJ Group.

  • The original version of this article was published in Quality & Safety in Healthcare: Qual Saf Health Care 2006;15:226–7. doi:10.1136/qshc.2006.018804